Book Recommendations for Writers: May 2018

This month we’ve taken a look at works that unpack the relationships among science, reading, and writing. From practical advice about how to translate scientific information into usable insights to a deep-dive into the neurological networks that shape the way we make sense of the world–this month’s recommendations remind us that science writing is also an art that can help us unpack our human potential. Check out this month’s book recommendations for writers:

Writing Science in Plain English by Anne E. Greene

Science is way too important, not to mention cool, to be discussed using dry, convoluted language. Anne E. Greene’s Writing Science in Plain English  gives readers the tools necessary to translate complicated subject matters and breath life into their scientific writing.

-Alicia Surrao, Untold

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Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf

We’re featuring Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid for May’s Off the Shelf recommendation. Within this book, Wolf explores the human brain in today’s technology-bound world and how reading remains a way to rearrange thought and learn new things. For more about the transformative story and science behind the reading brain, go pick up this book!

-Dani Clark, Untold

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